2019 Elections: Aero, Arik slash fares to encourage voters
Nigerian carriers, Aero Contractors and Arik Air, have introduced promo fares to help Nigerians who wish to travel to go and vote during the 2019 General Elections.
Why Osinbajo flew chartered helicopter, by presidency
Presidency sources yesterday offered an insight into what led to the chartering of the ill-fated Caverton helicopter to fly Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and nine others at the weekend. Inquiries by The Guardian confirmed that the presidential fleet had been depleted. Consequently, it could not cater for the daily itinerary of the president and his…
Arik restores Warri, Gombe, MMA2 operators
Arik Air has restored flight operations to Osubi Airport in Warri, Delta, and Gombe Airport in Gombe State. These operations were suspended on Monday, following threats by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria ......
Controversies as Arik, Flutterwave deny wrongdoing in data leak
In spite of the denial by the Nigerian government-controlled Arik Air that its customers' data were never leaked, Justin Paine, who discovered the leak on September 6, insisted there was a "massive" leak, and that it was only fixed after September 24. A payment gateway provider that Paine said showed in the leaked data, Flutterwave,…
Arik Air not aware of data leak - Spokesman
Arik Air has said it was not aware that the data of its customers leaked online. An internet security expert Justin Paine said he discovered the breach during a random scan "for open/exposed/vulnerable Amazon S3 buckets" on September 6. Paine, who is the head of trust and safety at Cloudflare, said his attempt to alert…
Arik Air in customers' data leak mess
A Nigerian airline has been accused of spurning efforts to notify it of a data leak that involves customers' personal and payment information. The leak, which contained sensitive customer details such as device fingerprints, names, email addresses, last four digits of credit cards, and IP addresses, was discovered on September 6 by Justin Paine, the…
FG, AMCON undecided over Arik, Aero Contractors airlines
The Federal Government is at the crossroads in deciding what to do with the duo of Arik Air, and Aero Contractors that are currently being managed by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
Airlines, police to enhance security at Lagos airport
In lieu of the recent threat to aviation security, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has sought to partner airlines to boost safety of lives and properties around the busy Lagos airport.
Airlines retain ticket rates amid end to 5% VAT
Air travellers expecting marginal review of fares following the recent removal of mandatory five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on transportation may have to wait longer.